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2005-2006 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
10 Leandro Barbosa G 6-3 194 2 Bauru (Brazil) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 28 Brazil
12 Andre Barrett SF 5-10 173 1 Seton Hall 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
19 Raja Bell SG 6-5 204 6 Florida International 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
11 Pat Burke C 6-11 250 1 Auburn 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted Ireland
15 Josh Davis F 6-8 235 2 Wyoming 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Boris Diaw PF 6-8 250 2 Pau-Orthez (France) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 21 France
23 Sharrod Ford PF 6-9 242 0 Clemson 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
55 Brian Grant PF 6-9 254 11 Xavier 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
50 Eddie House G 6-1 190 5 Arizona State 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
21 Jim Jackson SG 6-6 220 13 Ohio State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
22 James Jones SF 6-8 215 2 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
31 Shawn Marion F 6-7 228 6 UNLV 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
13 Steve Nash G 6-3 178 9 Santa Clara 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Canada / South Africa
  Jared Reiner C 6-11 255 1 Iowa 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Amar'e Stoudemire FC 6-11 245 3 Cypress Creek High School (Florida) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
40 Kurt Thomas FC 6-9 240 10 Texas Christian 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
2 Tim Thomas F 6-10 240 8 Villanova 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
1 Dijon Thompson SF 6-7 195 0 UCLA 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
16 Lucas Tischer PF 6-9 230 0 Sao Jose/Unimed/Vinac (Brazil) 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted Brazil
15 Nikoloz Tskitishvili F 7-0 225 3 Benetton Treviso (Italy) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Georgia

Phoenix Depth Chart Historical Phoenix Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Steve Nash
18.8p 4.2r 10.5a
Raja Bell
14.7p 3.2r 2.6a
Shawn Marion
21.8p 11.8r 1.8a
Boris Diaw
13.3p 6.9r 6.2a
Kurt Thomas
8.6p 7.8r 1.1a
R Eddie House
9.8p 1.6r 1.8a
L. Barbosa
13.1p 2.6r 2.8a
James Jones
9.3p 3.4r 0.8a
Tim Thomas
11.0p 4.9r 0.7a
A. Stoudemire
8.7p 5.3r 0.7a
R  
 
 
 
 
 
Brian Grant
2.9p 2.7r 0.3a
 
 
L  
 
 
 
N. Tskitishvili
2.8p 1.7r 0.3a
 
 
Pat Burke
3.4p 1.7r 0.4a
L  
 
 
 
Dijon Thompson
2.8p 1.1r 0.1a
 
 
 
 

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Phoenix Suns54-28-
2Los Angeles Clippers47-357
3Los Angeles Lakers45-379
4Sacramento Kings44-3810
5Golden State Warriors34-4820

Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Steve Nash Most Valuable Player (2006)
Steve Nash All-NBA First Team (2006)
Shawn Marion All-NBA Third Team (2006)
Shawn Marion Player Of The Month (Feb 06)
Shawn Marion Player Of The Week (01/01/06)
Steve Nash Player Of The Week (11/28/05, 01/08/06)
Boris Diaw Most Improved Player (2006)
Steve Nash Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2006)
Shawn Marion Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2006)
Steve Nash Skills Challenge Participant (2006)

Phoenix Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shawn Marion 81 40.3 21.8 11.8 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.5
Steve Nash 79 35.4 18.8 4.2 10.5 0.8 0.2 3.5
Raja Bell 79 37.5 14.7 3.2 2.6 1.0 0.3 1.1
Boris Diaw 81 35.5 13.3 6.9 6.2 0.7 1.0 2.3
Leandro Barbosa 57 27.9 13.1 2.6 2.8 0.8 0.1 1.6
Tim Thomas 26 24.4 11.0 4.9 0.7 0.6 0.2 1.2
Eddie House 81 17.5 9.8 1.6 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.9
James Jones 75 23.6 9.3 3.4 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.5
Amar'e Stoudemire 3 16.8 8.7 5.3 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.3
Kurt Thomas 53 26.6 8.6 7.8 1.1 0.4 1.0 1.1
Andre Barrett 2 10.7 4.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
Josh Davis 1 5.2 4.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Jim Jackson 27 15.6 3.7 2.4 1.1 0.4 0.2 1.1
Pat Burke 42 8.2 3.4 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.8
Brian Grant 21 11.8 2.9 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
Dijon Thompson 10 4.3 2.8 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2
Nikoloz Tskitishvili 12 7.2 2.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3
Sharrod Ford 3 4.3 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7

Phoenix Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Shawn Marion was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Shawn Marion signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 29, 1999. Shawn Marion signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on August 2, 2002.

Amar'e Stoudemire was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Amar'e Stoudemire signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 5, 2002. Amar'e Stoudemire signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on October 3, 2005.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Leandro Barbosa, the #28 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the San Antonio Spurs on June 26, 2003. Leandro Barbosa signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 16, 2003.

Draft Rights to Dijon Thompson, the #24 pick in the Second Round of the 2005 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks on June 28, 2005. Dijon Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 11, 2005.

Acquired via Trade

Boris Diaw was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Atlanta Hawks on August 19, 2005.

James Jones was acquired in a sign and trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Indiana Pacers on August 25, 2005.

Kurt Thomas was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks on June 28, 2005.

Nikoloz Tskitishvili was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 26, 2006.

Acquired via Free Agency

Raja Bell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 2, 2005.

Pat Burke signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 17, 2005.

Brian Grant signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 18, 2005.

Eddie House signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 9, 2005.

Steve Nash signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 14, 2004.

Tim Thomas signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 3, 2006.

Phoenix Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Sarver Owner 2004-2005 N/A
Jerry Colangelo Chairman 2004-2005 Owner (Phoenix Suns, 1987 to 2004)
Bryan Colangelo President, General Manager 1999-2000 General Manager (Phoenix Suns, 1995 to 1999)
Rick Welts Chief Operating Officer, President 2002-2003 N/A
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2003-2004 Interim Head Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2002 to 2003)
Phil Weber Assistant Coach 1999-2000 N/A
Marc Iavaroni Assistant Coach 2002-2003 Assistant Coach (Miami Heat, 1999 to 2002)
Alvin Gentry Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Head Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2000 to 2003)
Dan D'Antoni Assistant Coach 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Marshall, 1970 to 1971)
David Griffin Director of Player Personnel 2001-2002 Assistant Director of Player Personnel (Phoenix Suns, 1999 to 2001)
John Shumate Scout 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2009 to 2010)
Aaron Nelson Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 N/A
Mike Elliott Assistant Athletic Trainer 2004-2005 N/A